Newark Student Murder Trial to Begin in December

Abraham Ibrahim Hade of Fremont has been charged with the murder of Osana Futi, a Newark high school football player fatally stabbed in April.

A Fremont man charged with the murder of a senior will begin his trial in December, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

Abraham Ibrahim Hade, 18, of Fremont, appeared at the Hayward Hall of Justice Monday morning and has been scheduled to return for trial on Dec. 3, said Deputy District Attorney Elgin Lowe.

Hade faces one count of murder with a gang enhancement in connection to the fatal stabbing of Osana Futi. Hade first  on May 23 – just a little more than three weeks after he was arrested in connection to the homicide.

Futi died at about 1:20 a.m. April 29 — two hours after following a house party on the 4900 block of Hyde Park Drive, near Yellow Stone Park Drive in Fremont.

Hade – along with three minors – were . The minors were only described as one 16-year-old girl and two boys, ages 13 and 14, at the time of their arrests. District attorney officials could not comment on updates concerning the minors who were arrested.

Futi was a senior at Newark Memorial High School at the time of his murder. He was known who has received MVAL titles, such as Ron Johnson Defensive Player of the Year.

Hade is being held in Santa Rita Jail on no bail.

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James Nelson August 28, 2012 at 07:38 PM
Trial just before the end of the World, How fitting!


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